Who is Eligible?
Income eligibility standards are effective for all pregnant and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five, and for recertifying current participants at the time of their next certification on or after July 1, 2012.
- Participants must reside in Pennsylvania.
- Unborn babies are counted in the family size for WIC.
- WIC does not require proof of citizenship.
WIC Income Eligibility Guidelines
(effective from July 1, 2012)
*Gross income effective July 1, 2012. Foster Children are eligible.
MA, TANF, and SNAP (Food Stamp) clients are eligible, but must provide income documentation.
WIC is funded under contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Health using funds provided by the United States Department of Agriculture.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, WIC is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. If you require this information in alternative format (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.), contact USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (Voice or TDD). If you require information about this program, activity, or facility in a language other than English, contact USDA’s Supplemental Foods Program, Mid-Atlantic Region, 300 Corporate Boulevard, Robbinsville, New Jersey 08691-1598. To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call, toll free, (866) 632-9992 (voice). TDD users can contact USDA through local relay or the Federal Relay at (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642 (relay voice users) USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.